Dunfermline - Alhambra theatre
The figure in black which has been observed along the aisle could be an Italian actress who broke her neck in a fall during the 1920s, or a monk. The old projection room is also said to be haunted, with people reporting an uncomfortable feeling within.
Dunfermline - Coal Road
While driving past Pittencreif Park, one witness spotted a figure dressed in a Victorian policeman's uniform standing in the shadows at a space of the wall.
Dunfermline - Ferry Toll Road
A female driver reported passing a young man dressed in military uniform walking towards the dockyard. She checked her rear view mirror to have another look at him, but he had vanished. The witness said there would not have been time for him to turn off.
Dunfermline - Mill Street
Unknown Ghost Type
11 April 2014, 00;30h
Two people walking home spotted a female figure in the distance behind them. They stopped for a while and the figure caught up with them. She was described as having long wavy grey hair and piercing black eyes. The entity was dressed in a floral grey blouse with long lapels, black blazer, and long grey skirt. The witnesses looked at each other and turned back to the woman, but she had gone.
Dunfermline - Unnamed house in Pitreavie
Circa nineteenth century
An unidentified entity was said to lurk in a particular room of this house, and when a group of labourers stayed within, they would all remain in the same large room, refusing to sleep alone in other parts of the site.
Witches being ducked, from a 1613 woodcut.
Dunfermline - Witch's Stone, Crossford
Stone destroyed 1972
A witch transporting a cheese press to a family accidently dropped it. The 200 tonne rock landed on a field where it was left for a few hundred years until blown up.
Earlsferry - Unidentified park
Legend - Old Nick
Early twentieth century?
A circular piece of ground, surrounded by a low wall, was said to have been left untouched by human hands as it belonged to the Devil. It was officially known as the Dome Park, but as it was believed that only evil people were buried there, it acquired the name Doom Park.
East Wemyss - MacDuff's Castle
A petty thief, Mary was killed for her crimes - her shadowy form has been reported at the castle ever since.
An old image showing Mary Queen of Scots.
Falkland - Covenanter Hotel, High Street?
The phantom female that is said to lurk here has been named as Mary Queen of Scots. She occasionally appears standing over guests in their beds.
Falkland - Falkland Palace
The phantom woman is said to walk the gallery in the palace, looking for her lost lover.
Falkland - Road between Auchtermuchty and Falkland, close to woods
Three people observed a blanket of mist which took the form of a figure as they drove past. The entity was named as 'Jenny', a local girl who killed herself after her lover left.
Firth of Forth - Waters of
1873 / 1939
The earlier sighting here lasted around fifteen minutes, and the serpentine creature was seen by over one hundred people. The twentieth century sighting was of a totally different creature, this time brown in colour and possessing a horse's head with large eyes.
Fordell - Area around the village mill
Jock's master killed a couple of soldiers and fled to avoid the consequences, leaving the poor assistant to pay the ultimate price for the crime. Now Jock is sometimes seen swinging from the trees by his neck, eyes milky and bulging.
Fordell - Tree close to a mill (neither likely to standing)
Jock's employer, the miller, poisoned four soldiers who tried to abuse his wife and daughter. The miller left the area before more soldiers arrived to avenge the deaths of their colleagues. Finding Jock, the soldiers hanged him instead, leaving his body dangling from a nearby tree. Jock remained in the area, manifesting after nightfall, swinging from the branches.
Inchkeith - General area
The area around the island was said to be home to many mermaids and kelpies.
Kelty - Blairadam Forest
A man who snapped several photographs of his family in the woods claimed to have captured the image of a phantom miner wearing a flat cap.
Kemback - Bridge and surrounding area
A female member of the Schivas family was hanged from the bridge after she refused to betray her husband. Her shade was said to haunt the area of her death.
Kilmany - Area known as Ghouls' Den (aka Gouls Den), near Kilmany Cottage
Two white ladies are said to lurk in the ravine, as are the ghosts of people who found the area so pretty that they were unable to leave.
Kinghorn - Memorial to Alexander, along road to Burntisland
Dressed in green, the wife of Alexander III appears in the area trying to find her missing husband.
Kinghorn - Unknown house
Likely to be nineteenth century
A spirit which haunted the house told the inhabitants that it was going to take a seven year rest. It is unknown whether the entity returned or further extended its vacation.
Kirkcaldy - Bell Craig (or crag?) (no longer present)
Weather dependent: stormy nights (piper), cave activity unknown
The crag was said to be haunted by a phantom bagpiper, who would be heard when weather conditions were right. In addition, a cave, since destroyed by mining, was believed to be perfectly located between heaven and hell, and as such, visitors within could see the future.
Kirkcaldy - Harbour area
A ship managed to bring a strange black fish to shore. The fish measured seven foot (2.1 metres) in length, half of which was a horned head with a mouth filled with sharp teeth. When the side of the fish was pieced, several flounders escaped. The black fish was set free.
Kirkcaldy - Kinswood Hotel
When a private house, this building was haunted by a white woman in a beautiful flowing dress. There were also reports of a phantom goose, which would peck at the young girl who lived there.
Kirkcaldy - Under the town
Legend - Old Nick
Still present (?!)
It was written that 'some say the Devil's dead and buried in Kirkcaldy', even though he complained that his toes were cold. To shut the Devil up, a large house was built at the end of the town to ensure his toes were warmed.
Largo - Largo Law, Norrie's Cairn
A ghost once appeared in the area and demanded that no cockerel should be allowed to crow nor should a horn be blown, and in return for peace and quiet, the phantom told the local shepherds the location of a hidden gold mine (it was said that the hill was so rich in gold, if any sheep lay on it, they shall turn yellow). One man by the name of Norrie unfortunately forgot the instructions and blew his horn - the ghost appeared, and poor Norrie dropped dead on the spot. Norrie's body proved impossible to move, so his friends constructed the cairn over him. Another legend says that the cairn was constructed by imps working for Michael Scott.